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Lower Street, Okeford Fitzpaine, Blandford Forum - £550,000 For Sale


Property Details

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A wonderful opportunity to purchase with no onward chain, a large detached bungalow offering adaptable accommodation with three/four bedrooms and the chance to enhance and create an annexe, if required. The bungalow is situated on the fringe of the desirable and sought after village of Okeford Fitzpaine which boasts a primary school, public house, village stores catering for every day needs and church. Further facilities are available about four miles away in the market town of Stuminster Newtown. The property is about forty years old and has been the much loved and enjoyed home to the sellers since new. During this time it has been well maintained and improved with a rear extension, which could easily be converted to an annexe, subject to the necessary permissions or used as an additional bedrooms or reception room. The property benefits from electric heating, open fireplace in the sitting room and double glazed windows that were installed about five years ago. There is still scope to mark with one's own taste, as and when. A viewing is absolutely vital to truly appreciate what this lovely home can provide to the next lucky owner as well as the setting.

ACCOMMODATION

Inside

Porch

Timber front door with full height window to the side opens into a useful porch. Window to the side aspect. Ceiling light. High level cupboard. Glazed door to the:-

Sitting Room (3.81m'' x 5.99m'' / 12'6'' x 19'8'')

Boasting a double aspect with window overlooking the front garden and double doors open out to a paved seating area to the side of the bungalow. Coved. Two electric heaters. Power points. Television connection. Open fireplace with timber mantel, stone slip and tiled hearth. Glazed door to the inner hall and double doors to the:-

Dining Room (3.15m'' x 3.02m'' / 10'4'' x 9'11'')

Window to the side of the bungalow. Coved. Electric heater. Power and telephone points. Glazed door to the hall and opening to the:-

Kitchen (3.15m'' x 3.20m'' / 10'4'' x 10'6'')

Window with view over the rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Pelmet with recessed lights. Power points. Fitted with a range of light wood grain effect consisting of floor cupboards with corner carousels, tray spaces, separate drawer unit, bottle rack and eye level cupboards with counter lighting under. Generous amount of work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer with swan neck aerator tap. Built in electric oven with storage cupboard above and drawer under. Ceramic hob with extractor hood over. Integrated fridge and dishwasher. Larder cupboard fitted with shelves.

Hall

Window to the side overlooking the rear garden and glazed door to the side opening to the rear garden. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Coved. Electric heater. Down a few steps to a glazed door opening to:-

Reception Room/Annexe/Bedroom Four (3.58m'' x 4.72m'' / 11'9'' x 15'6'')

Boasting a triple aspect with window to the front and rear plus sliding patio doors opening to the side and rear garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Electric heater. Power, telephone and television points. Feature fireplace with timber mantel, stone slip and tiled hearth.

Utility

Part glazed door to the side and window with tiled sill overlooking the side garden. Ceiling light. Coved. Electric heater. Power points. Coat hooks and shoe rack. Fitted with floor and eye level cupboards. Work surfaces. Part tiled walls. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Space and pluming for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for an upright freezer.

Cloakroom

Obscured glazed window with deep tiled sill to the side elevation. Ceiling light. Coved. Heated towel rail. Wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back and low level WC.

Inner Hall

Ceiling light. Access to the loft space. Smoke detector. Electric heater. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Storage cupboard fitted with shelves. Doors to the shower room, bathroom and bedrooms one to three.

Bedroom One (4.19m'' x 4.57m / 13'9'' x 15')

Maximum measurements to back of wardrobes. Two windows overlooking the rear garden. Ceiling light. Part coved. Electric heater. Power and telephone points. Two built in double wardrobes with hanging rails and shelves.

Bedroom Two (2.84m'' x 4.11m'' / 9'4'' x 13'6'')

Maximum measurements - Window to the front. Ceiling light. Electric heater. Power points. Fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom Three (2.84m'' x 1.91m'' / 9'4'' x 6'3'')

Window to the front. Ceiling light. Electric heater. Power points.

Bathroom

Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling light. Fitted with a coloured suite consisting of pedestal wash hand basin with splash back and mirror and electric heater over, bath with mixer tap and telephone style shower attachment and electric shower over plus part tiled walls and a low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet with shaver light/point over.

Shower Room

Obscured glazed window to the rear elevation. Ceiling and recessed ceiling lights. Wall shelves. Mirror fronted bathroom cabinet. Fitted with a coloured suite comprising:- low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower. Part tiled walls.

Outside

Garage and Parking

The property is accessed from the lane via double gates that open to a drive with space to park about three cars and leading up to the garage. This has an up and over door, light and power. Fitted with cupboards and work surfaces plus a door to the rear garden.

Gardens

The front garden is mostly laid to lawn and planted with trees and shrub. There is access to the rear garden from both sides of the bungalow. A timber gate to one side opens to the shed area whilst to the other side a wrought iron opens to a paved area with access to the utility and path leading to a lean to and the rear garden. The rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, planted with a variety of fruit trees, shrubs and flowers. There is also an ornamental pond, summerhouse with power, outside lighting and water tap. The property sits in around a quarter of an acre backing onto a brook and enjoys a sunny and private aspect.

Directions

From Sturminster Newton

Leave Sturminster via Bridge Street. At the traffic lights proceed over the bridge and turn left. Continue along the A357 for about three miles and take the turning on the right - signposted Okeford Fitzpaine. At the Royal Oak public house turn right onto Lower Street. The property will be found on the right hand side where the lane narrows and by the 30 MPH sign. Postcode DT11 0RW.